Labor and Employment

Labor and Employment

Blue Dogs Back Bipartisan Legislation to Help Americans Return to Work

WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, announced it has endorsed the Strengthening Unemployment Programs to Provide Opportunities for Recovery and Training (SUPPORT) for New Workers Act, which helps unemployed Americans return to work by ensuring that they do not lose income when they take a new job, while also continuing to provide critical assistance to millions of people who cannot find work.

Blue Dogs Back Bipartisan Measures to Protect Jobs Amid the Economic Crisis

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its endorsement of a set of bipartisan legislation that aims to keep American workers on payroll and to protect their jobs. Specifically, the Blue Dogs backed H.R. 7481, Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a Recovery in Twenty-twenty (RESTART) Act, and H.R. 6776, Jumpstarting Our Businesses’ Success Credit (JOBS Credit) Act of 2020.

Blue Dog Coalition Policy Task Forces Release Recommendations for COVID-19 Pandemic Response

WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition released its policy recommendations for both Congress and the Trump Administration to consider as they continue to respond to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The recommendations were developed within the policy parameters of the Blue Dog Coalition’s five policy task forces.

What They’re Saying about the Blue Dog Coalition’s Agenda for Rural America

Last week, the Blue Dog Coalition released A Strong Rural America, an agenda that outlines the path to prosperity and restoring the American Dream in rural communities across the country. The agenda is intended to provide a roadmap for Congress to take a commonsense, bipartisan approach to revitalizing rural communities and addressing the level of inequality between rural and urban America. The effort was led by Rep.